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Great New York State Fair Sets Senior Citizen Days – August 26, 27

The Great New York State Fair takes place August 22 – September 2 this year, and organizers have announced that Monday August 26th and Tuesday August 27th are Senior Citizen's Days – offering FREE admission to those 60 and older!

For more information about special days at the Great New York State Fair(External Link), visit the fair website.

Did You Know?
The first state fair took place in Syracuse in 1841. The second state fair took place in 1842 in Albany. The fair took permanent residence in Syracuse in 1890. The Great New York State Fair is estimated to be the third largest fair in the nation behind Texas and Minnesota. The New York State Fair averages approximately one million visitors annually, and showcases the myriad agricultural resources of New York State.